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BIGMAP was established at Iowa State University in October 2003.
About the Institute
The BIGMAP Mission
The Biosafety Institute for Genetically Modified Agricultural Products (BIGMAP) will provide science-based analysis of the risks and benefits of genetically modified plant and animal products. It will provide guidance and education to help safeguard consumers and the environment.
The BIGMAP Vision
BIGMAP will be recognized as an unbiased and credible source of information on biosafety issues for genetically modified products nationally and internationally.
For more information on BIGMAP objectives, the potential of pharmaceutical crops, and biosensing, visit the following link. Read more.
Seed Science Center/BIGMAP Joint External Advisory Board
Jack Bobo—U.S. Department of State
Edgar Cabrera—DuPont Pioneer
Mike Gumina—Rice Tec AG
Tom Hertz—Hertz Farm Management, Inc.
Gregory Jaffe— Center for Science in the Public Interest
Stephen Kempe—BILD International
Joan O'Brien—Iowa Seed Association
Sano Shimoda—BioScience Securities, Inc.
M.S. Swaminathan—M.S. Swaminathan Research Foundation